Utica Police: Barber shop patrons threatened with a gun

UTICA, N.Y. (WKTV) - Utica Police say they were called to the barber shop called 'Hair For People' at the corner of Seymour Avenue and James Streer on Thursday for the report of several people being threatened by someone with a handgun.

Following the incident, 26-year-old Mark Peak of Noyes Street in Utica was charged with two counts of menacing.

Police say Peak was upset over a poker game and wanted his money back.

Witnesses say as Peak left, he said he would come back and quote "spray up the place".

He is accused of displaying a handgun and threatening several people.

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